Mondaq Europe: Environment
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
In the last few years Cyprus has experienced cases of environmental damages.
G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Limited
Call it the Greta Thunberg effect or not, politicians are factoring in measures to mitigate our massive carbon footprint into their policies.
Loyens & Loeff
A Dutch government plan that provides for a voluntary buy-out regime of pig farms for the purpose of environmental protection may be implemented.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law and policy.
At the end of August we wrote about European initiatives for green or sustainable financing. On 25 September 2019 the Council of the EU...
Building a "climate-neutral, green, fair and social Europe" is one of the four priorities set out by the European Council in its new strategic agenda for 2019-2024.
Eversheds Sutherland
The deadline relates to that last principle.
Jones Day
In what is viewed as a major step toward the country becoming carbon neutral by 2050, the French Parliament has adopted the "Energy-Climate" law, which sets the framework, ambitions, and targets of French climate policy for the next 30 years.
Jones Day
Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2016 and its entry into force, businesses have struggled to adjust to the increasing regulation of emissions
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The High Court has ruled in favour of the Irish government following a challenge taken by Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) over the former's alleged failure to tackle climate change.
Nctm Studio Legale
Let's start with the facts: in 2012, during a trip from Charleston (United States) to Antwerp (Belgium), a fire occurred on board a container ship.
Mamo TCV Advocates
The Maltese Government issued the Single-Use Plastic Products Strategy for Malta 2020-2030 (the 'Strategy') in May 2019.
GANADO Advocates
Pursuant to the amendments made to MARPOL Annex 6, the International Maritime Organization (IMO)has, by virtue of the 2020 Global Sulphur Limit, resolved to limit sulphur content of bunker fuel
Decree-Law no. 152-D/2017 of 11 December established the "Management System for Specific Waste Streams Subject to Extended Producer Responsibility".
Marti & Associats
A partir del día 1 de enero de 2020 el Ayuntamiento de Barcelona introducirá la regulación permanente de la ZBE...
Clyde & Co
The Claimant issued a claim for alleged negligent environmental exposure to asbestos, resulting in her mesothelioma diagnosis.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The biggest climate protest in history took place alongside this year's United Nations Climate Summit. Millions of people, young and old, from some 185 countries
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Earlier this year, the Prudential Regulatory Authority ("PRA") published a supervisory statement (SS3/19) entitled "Enhancing banks' and insurers' ...
It is becoming ever more apparent that climate change presents a massive risk to the world economy, and that UK quoted businesses
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 16 October 2019, the FCA published its Feedback Statement on Climate Change and Green Finance. The paper summarises the key themes arising from feedback to the FCA's Discussion...
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On 2 October, the market-leading Dentons Environment team delivered its eighth annual Environmental Law Fundamentals training day, aimed at helping businesses evaluate risks in the current regulatory and societal environment.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Biffa Waste Services Ltd (Biffa) has been fined for breaching Regulation 23 of the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007 after containers...
G M Corporate and Fiduciary Services Limited
The plastic continent may be hogging the headlines, but the shipping industry – frowned upon as a notorious polluter on a massive scale – is also being effectively reined in and compelled by law to go green.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The UK's Financial Reporting Council ("FRC")[1] published on 24 October 2019[2], a revised version of its stewardship code – the UK Stewardship Code 2020 (the " New Code") which takes effect in...
Charles Russell Speechlys
In a decision handed down last month, Lane J had to grapple with an issue which is certain to trouble the courts again in the coming months and years.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Earlier this year, the Prudential Regulatory Authority ("PRA") published a supervisory statement (SS3/19) entitled "Enhancing banks' and insurers' ...
Arthur Cox
As transmission system operator (TSO), EirGrid is responsible under its licence for planning the long-term ability of the transmission system to meet reasonable demands for the transmission
Green and sustainable lending is now an area of focus for many commercial lenders. This has brought with it the development of voluntary industry standards to help create robust
Clyde & Co
In the first instalment of our 'IP- Resilience' series, Clyde & Co Partner Elliot Papageorgiou looks at the potential IP-related risks faced by businesses as a result of climate change
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The terminal will cost EUR 233.6m to build, with the Croatia State budget contributing EUR 100m.
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